After shooting close to 300 weddings, excellent vendors start to stand out to us. Here are the people whose work has made a very positive impression. 


Alice in Ivory

Lovely Bride

Bella Bridesmaids 

The Black Tux



Becca Kaufman Orchestra - all bands (Time, The Party Faithful, BKO)

Gold Coast All Stars and Chicago Players

Arlen Music Productions

GreenLight by Rendezvous Music



Elysia Root Cakes

Amy Beck Cake Designs



The Entertaining Company

Food for Thought



Toast and Jam 


Event Designer (includes floral and decor):


Kehoe Designs

HMR Designs

Art of Imagination (lighting decor)


Food Trucks:

Wooden Paddle Pizza

Doughnut Vault


Hair & Makeup:

Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists

Shannon O'brien (makeup)

Hollibeauty (hair)


Combined Services for Event Design, Planning, and Day-of Event Coordination:

Birch Design Studio

Estera Events



Pollen Floral Design

Fleur, Inc

Pistil & Vine

Vale of Enna

Life in Bloom

Floral Wonders


Limo Service:

Windy City Limos 

M&M Limo


Wedding Planners/Coordinators:

Grace Clayton at Events by Grace

LK Events

Clementine Custom Events


Non-religious Officiant:

Nicole Zenner at Zen Events


Photo Booth:




Decor, Furniture, Dish Rentals:

Bowery and Bash

Nimble Well



Emily Rose Ink

Sarah Drake Design

Evr Paper



Mirar Productions

I Do Films 

Ross Wooten

Illuminae Films

Shangri-La Wedding Films


These recommendations are based solely on the opinion of Tim Tabailloux and do not reflect any commission opportunity.